Podcast : Engaged Learning Episode 4 – Conversation with Teachers Education Review

First broadcast as part of the excellent Teacher Education Review Podcast in Australia, this is a conversation I had with Cameron Malcher and Corinne Campbell in Sydney, in March 2014. ¬†Until we got kicked out of Chatswood Library (not for making a noise, I hasten to add) we talked about the issues explored in OPEN, particularly as they apply to schooling. Cameron and Corinne are both teachers, so it was great to get their perspective. Their review of OPEN follows in the next episode. Please subscribe to the TER Podcast – it’s great.

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PODCAST: Engaged Learning Episode 3 – Larry Rosenstock

I’m about to meet up again with Larry Rosenstock, CEO of High Tech High – he and I are doing keynotes at the EOS 1st Annual Conference on Wednesday 19th March 2014 – so it seems appropriate to share an interview with him that I thought I’d lost. It’s difficult for me to objective about Larry: apart from the huge professional respect I have for him and what he’s achieved, he and I share a passion for golf, and we’ve become really good friends over the past ¬†five years. Even allowing for my personal affection for Larry however, anyone who’s …

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PODCAST: Episode 2 – Ron Berger in Conversation (Pt 2)

This is the second part of the conversation I had with Ron Berger last summer. Here he talks about ways to secure parental engagement, authentic learning and the balance between project, problem and lecture-based learning. He also shares an analogy of curriculum coverage as high-speed travel.

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